The white paper, prepared by Northeastern’s IUHRP, examines a Massachusetts initiative that takes an alternative approach to supporting public health programs: the Massachusetts Prevention and Wellness Trust, a four-year, $60 million project designed to support prevention and health promotion activities and gather evidence on the cost savings achieved by these activities.
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The APHA Annual Meeting & Exposition attracts more than 13,000 national and international physicians, administrators, nurses, educators, researchers, epidemiologists, and related health specialists. APHA’s meeting program addresses current and emerging health science, policy, and practice issues in an effort to prevent disease and promote health. APHA has a world of public health in store for you!
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Opportunity Knocks: Population Health in State Innovation Models – A closer look at emerging opportunity for reorienting the way we pay for health in the United States toward a greater focus on the non-clinical factors that make people healthy, such as the social and environmental conditions in places where people live, learn, play, and work.
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Walter Kearney, 81, of Chelsea, Vt., offers this simple response when asked about his involvement in the Strong Living Program: “It’s a no-brainer. You know it’s going to be good for you.”
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What wasn’t so obvious was what the Department of Public Health and I had to do with all this. We were watching all the action but confined to the sidelines. Could public health assist in the implementation of health care reform? Even more important,would health care reform change the role and the work of public health?
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The Bouvé College of Health Sciences is home to two members of the Institute of Medicine – considered a top honor bestowed upon researchers in the fields of health and medicine.
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Grammy Award-winning pop singer Amy Winehouse, whose drug and alcohol abuse overshadowed her musical talent, was found dead last weekend at her London apartment. We asked Hortensia Amaro — professor and associate dean in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences and director of the Institute on Urban Health Research — to analyze the behavior of individuals who struggle with substance abuse.
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